Every new season for St. Francis brings the hope that this will be the year the team makes “The Big Dance.” And with the memories of how last season ended still fresh in their minds, the Terriers have some unfinished business to take care of.
During this time of year, we all take a step back and realize the countless blessings we have in our lives. And for a group of young athletes, their method of giving thanks was the sport of basketball at The St. Thomas Aquinas Sports Association’s Giving Thanks Basketball Classic.
A look at the happenings around the Diocese of Brooklyn in the world of high school sports, especially right around fall championship season.
The New York City Basketball Hall of Fame hosted its 26th annual induction ceremony Sept. 16 at the New York Athletic Club, Manhattan.
St. Edmund Prep H.S., Sheepshead Bay, will host its 20th annual Tip-Off Tournament to ring in the Catholic Youth Organization basketball season.
Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a Palestinian family.
For two months each summer, the St. Francis schoolyard is the place to be. More than 1,000 boys and girls ages five through 18 compete on 90 teams, making the classic one of the largest basketball leagues in the city.
Former Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity basketball coach Don Kent was honored by his close friends May 17 at Shepherd’s Hall.
The living legends of New York City basketball came together for the 56th annual Basketball Old-Timers of America dinner and Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
Friends of legendary former Msgr. McClancy H.S., East Elmhurst, varsity basketball coach Don Kent will host a fundraising benefit to honor the coach Sunday, May 17.